Best Family Movies of 2006

1.

Cars

5.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros, McQueen gets to know the town's offbeat characters.

Starring: Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Michael Wallis, George Carlin, Paul Dooley, Jenifer Lewis ..
Directed by: John Lasseter
Release date: 2006-06-08
2.

Eight Below

5.8
7.3/10 IMDB

In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is called-off and the dogs are left alone at their own fortune. For six months, Jerry tries to find a sponsor for a rescue mission.

Starring: Paul Walker, Bruce Greenwood, Moon Bloodgood, Jason Biggs, Gerard Plunkett, August Schellenberg, Wendy Crewson ..
Directed by: Frank Marshall
Release date: 2006-02-17
3.

Ice Age: The Meltdown

5.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit animated movie Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. The impending disaster prompts them to reunite and warn all the other beasts about the desperate situation.

Starring: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Jay Leno, Will Arnett, Chris Wedge, Peter Ackerman ..
Directed by: Carlos Saldanha
Release date: 2006-03-29
4.

Night at the Museum

5.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jake Cherry, Carla Gugino, Robin Williams, Dick Van Dyke, Mickey Rooney, Bill Cobbs, Ricky Gervais, Kim Raver, Patrick Gallagher ..
Directed by: Shawn Levy
Release date: 2006-10-20
5.

Lifted

5.5
7.9/10 IMDB

When an overconfident teen alien gets behind the controls of a spaceship, he must attempt to abduct a slumbering farmer under the watchful eye of a critical instructor. But abducting humans requires precision and a gentle touch, and within a few missteps it's painfully clear why more humans don't go missing every year.

Directed by: Gary Rydstrom
Release date: 2006-12-28
6.

Over the Hedge

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell, Wanda Sykes, William Shatner, Nick Nolte, Thomas Haden Church, Allison Janney, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara ..
Directed by: Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick
Release date: 2006-05-17
7.

Monster House

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.

Starring: Ryan Newman, Steve Buscemi, Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke, Catherine O'Hara, Fred Willard, Woody Schultz, Ian McConnel, Maggie Gyllenhaal ..
Directed by: Gil Kenan
Release date: 2006-07-21
8.

Happy Feet

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!

Starring: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, Anthony LaPaglia, Elizabeth Daily, Magda Szubanski, Miriam Margolyes ..
Directed by: George Miller
Release date: 2006-11-16
9.

She's the Man

5.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Viola Johnson is in a real jam. Complications threaten her scheme to pose as her twin brother, Sebastian, and take his place at a new boarding school. She falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke, who loves beautiful Olivia, who has fallen for Sebastian! As if that were not enough, Viola's twin returns from London ahead of schedule but has no idea that his sister has already replaced him on campus.

Starring: Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey, Vinnie Jones, David Cross, Julie Hagerty, Robert Hoffman, Alexandra Breckenridge, Jonathan Sadowski, Amanda Crew ..
Directed by: Andy Fickman
Release date: 2006-03-17
10.

Flushed Away

5.3
6.6/10 IMDB

London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, Spike and Whitey.

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno, Bill Nighy, Andy Serkis, Shane Richie, Kathy Burke, David Suchet, Miriam Margolyes ..
Directed by: David Bowers, Sam Fell
Release date: 2006-10-22

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